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Top tips for videoconferencing security

ESET Chief Security Evangelist Tony Anscombe shares advice on how to keep your virtual meet-ups private and safe while you’re holed up at home during the pandemic With millions of people cooped up in their homes and learning to embrace life under coronavirus-induced lockdown, virtual conferencing apps are a bit of a godsend. The easily […]

Don’t let fleeceware sneak into your iPhone

Since we began writing last year about the consumer-hostile trend in mobile apps that we’re calling fleeceware, the number of apps we’ve discovered that engage in this practice have only increased. In the first two articles we wrote about fleeceware, we covered various Android apps in the official Play Store charging very high subscriptions for […]

600,000 people affected in email provider breach

The users’ personal data are now up for grabs on the dark web for anywhere between US$3,500 and US$22,000 worth of Bitcoin Share The users’ personal data are now up for grabs on the dark web for anywhere between US$3,500 and US$22,000 worth of Bitcoin The personal details of more than 600,000 Email.it users have […]

What to do you if your phone is lost or stolen

Losing your smartphone can be expensive, but the cost of the device may not be the final price you’ll be paying According to a Prey study of 2018 reports from its customers of lost mobile devices, 69% are misplaced and 31% are stolen in various ways. Since smartphones have become a centerpiece of our digital […]

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Share Staying safe from coronavirus-themed scams – Securing remote desktop connections – The security risks of videoconferencing The ESET research team has shared more examples of scam emails capitalizing on the pandemic, and we show what to watch out for. If you’re looking to enable remote desktop connections for your off-site staff, there are a […]

Zoom’s privacy and security woes in the spotlight

The seemingly insatiable demand among people and businesses alike helps reveal a rash of privacy and security issues facing the platform Share The seemingly insatiable demand among people and businesses alike helps reveal a rash of privacy and security issues facing the platform As countless people are confined to their homes amid efforts to contain […]